Monthly Archives: June 2018

Electrical Workers Local 103 Partners with Red Sox for Charitable Initiatives

June 15, 2018
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For many years, union electricians from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 103 have been brightening historic Fenway Park by providing comprehensive electrical services to the Boston Red Sox organization – including the operation and servicing of the lights that shine over the most historic park in Major League Baseball.  Now, IBEW Local 103 members, along with the union...

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Making History on the Common Again

June 15, 2018
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Despite the pouring rain, more than 500 Boston schoolchildren came to the ninth annual Making History on the Common on Monday, June 4. The kids learned about the rich history of Boston Common starting with the first Native American inhabitants, to the energizing Colonial times, through the thought-provoking protests of the 1960s with interactive...

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Michlewitz Backs Zakim for Secretary of State

June 15, 2018
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State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, who represents the North End, Bay Village, South End and Chinatown,  announced that he is endorsing Josh Zakim in his campaign for the Democratic nomination for Secretary of State. “I truly believe that Josh’s progressive platform is exactly what the office needs to bring the state into the modern era,”...

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BCYF to Hold Series of Free Girls Only Events

June 15, 2018
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Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF) invites Boston girls to Girls Nights, a series of free girls-only events throughout the summer.  All activities are designed to bring girls together in a safe, non-competitive environment where they can be themselves, meet other girls their age and engage with role models. BCYF Girls Nights also...

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Wintermantel to Have Show at Copley Society

June 15, 2018
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The Copley Society of Art is proud to present Evanescent, a solo show of oil paintings by Copley Master Mikel Wintermantel in the Back Bay Room. This exhibition opens with a reception on Thursday, June 28 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Copley Society, located at 158 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116, and...

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Zakim Wins Democratic Endorsement over Incumbent Galvin in Secretary of State Race

June 15, 2018
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At the Massachusetts Democratic Party Endorsing Convention at Worcester’s DCU Center on June 3, City Councilor Josh Zakim scored a major coup when he received the party’s endorsement over longtime incumbent Bill Galvin in the race for the Secretary of State. Zakim, a 34-year-old Back Bay resident, received 55 percent of the delegates’ votes, which will send...

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Frog Pond Spray Pool Opens on June 29

June 15, 2018
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Boston Parks Commissioner Chris Cook and The Skating Club of Boston president Joe Blount are pleased to welcome children and guests to kick off the 2018 summer season as the Boston Common Frog Pond spray pool reopens on Friday, June 29.  The day will include a fun and exciting celebration at 11 a.m. followed...

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Celebrating Pride in Our Communities

June 15, 2018
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Every June, our communities come together to celebrate Pride Month, a tradition that grows stronger every year. In 1989, Massachusetts became the second state to pass a law prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation. In 2004, Massachusetts became the first state to allow same-sex couples to marry. Our state has always been a national...

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A Tragedy with a Lesson for All of Us

June 15, 2018
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Most of us probably never heard of Charlotte Fox, who was the first American woman to ascend three, 26,000-foot or higher mountains, including Mt. Everest. Yet she tragically made the news recently when she was found dead at her home in Telluride, Colorado, apparently from a fall while she was descending a steep flight...

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Glenda Jackson — a True Inspiration

June 15, 2018
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Glenda Jackson, the brilliant British actress, is 82 years old. Yet despite being an octogenarian, she won the Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a play Sunday night. Performing on the stage on Broadway is grueling work — eight shows a week — for anyone, let alone a person who is well beyond...

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